RAWALPINDI, Pakistan (AP) — Taunted at home, Sanhya ran away at age 12, searching for acceptance — neither male nor female, but a member of a third gender.
KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A television executive who owned Nepal’s first cable TV company was shot to death in a busy neighborhood in the country’s capital on Feb. 7, police said.
On Jan. 16, Houston became the first city in the United States to name a major commercial area after Mahatma Gandhi. The Hillcroft-Harwin area, where the new Gandhi signboards are displayed, is dominated by South Asian businesses. Houston Mayor Annise Parker told Voice of Asia, a community weekly in Houston, that the new district signified the international character of the city.
It is understood to be beneficial to a community because it represents tolerance that we cherish in a vibrant community. For those of us whose parents immigrated to the United States, it also represents the ability to hold on to important parts of our culture while enjoying the cultural benefits of living in America.
The nightmare of any individual or business owner is getting audited by the Internal Revenue Services (IRS) or by any other governmental agencies.
Hey, King County Assessor Lloyd Hara, can I lower my property taxes this year since real estate has gone down the drain?
General Eric K. Shinseki, U.S. Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs, received the Courage, Honor, and Patriotism Award from the Japanese American Veterans Association (JAVA) in recognition of his 44 years of distinguished leadership in the United States Army and in the Department of Veterans Affairs.
The Vietnamese American Bar Association of Washington (VABAW) announced its new 2010 officers. They are President Lam Nguyen-Bull, President-elect Ty Ho, Secretary Martin Le, and Treasurer Sinjin Dinh.
A reception was held at Albert Shen’s house to honor those in new positions appointed by Seattle Mayor Mike McGinn, King County Executive Dow Constantine, and Governor Chris Gregoire.
Jee Kim is Federal Way’s new part-time Korean community liaison. Kim is charged with breaking down barriers for Federal Way’s sizable Korean population.